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Yom Sheini, 12 Tammuz 5778

High Holy Days 5773

Rosh Hashanah Evening 5773 "Becoming Better Losers"

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5773 "If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem"

Kol Nidre 5773 "Let the Bellows Fan Your Spark"

Yom Kippur Morning 5773 "This Is the Fast That I Desire"

Yom Kippur Yizkor 5773 "We Are All Collectors of Art"

High Holy Days 5774

Rosh Hashanah Evening 5774 - "There Is a Crack in Everything God Made"

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5774 - "The Study of Torah Leads to Them All"

Kol Nidre 5774 - "Sin Creates Space for Something New"

Yom Kippur Morning 5774 - "Clean Hands and a Pure Heart"

Yom Kippur Yizkor 5774 - "The Pain Passes But the Beauty Remains"

High Holy Days 5776

Rosh Hashanah Evening 5776 - "Seeing the Messiah in Your Faces"

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5776 - "Agents of Redemption: Israel's And Our Own"

L'kever Avot 5776 - "Where Eternity and Mortality Mingle"

Kol Nidre 5776 - "The Meaning of Life - Abbreviated Edtion"

Yom Kippur Morning 5776 - "When the Story Is Our Own"

Yom Kippur Yizkor 5776 - "The Greatness within Each of Us"

High Holy Days 5777

Rosh Hashanah Evening 5777 - "Din v'Rachamim - Justice & Mercy"

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5777 - "From Poetry to Prose: Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War"

L'kever Avot 5777 - "Sermons Etched in Stones"

Kol Nidrei 5777 - "A Puzzle of Intedependent Forgiveness"

Yom Kippur Morning 5777 - "Being Present and Being Worthy"

Yom Kippur Yizkor 5777 - "Mat You Die a Good Death"

High Holy Days 5778

Rosh Hashanah Evening - "No Flood Can Sweep It Away"

Yom Kippur Yizkor - "Still Warm from an Old Coat"

Shabbat Worship is held every Friday evening. Our Shabbat worship & Torah Study are always open to the public. Everyone is welcome and we encourage individuals and groups to visit and participate.

Erev Shabbat Worship Friday Evenings at 6:00 PM

Friday evening Erev Shabbat Worship is conducted in our historic main sanctuary and serve as our main worship service at Temple Emanuel. Worship is led out of our Movement (Union of for Reform Judaism) prayer book Mishkan T'filah and is a mixture of Hebrew and English liturgy as well as traditional and contemporary music (organ & guitar).

First Friday Folk Celebration of Shabbat

On the first Friday of the month, from August thru June, we offer our Folk Celebration for Shabbat. On Folk Shabbat Friday we give our organ the evening off and experience an engaging and inspiring contemporary Shabbat service using guitars, flutes and clarintes.

Shabbat Morning Meditation & Torah Study Saturday Mornings at 8:00 AM

Until Rabbi Taub returns from medical leave, please contact the Temple Office (409) 832-6131 to confirm there will be Shabbat Meditation & Torah Study that week.

Shabbat Morning Meditation & Torah Study are held in our Kol Israel Chapel and Temple Library respectively located in our Administration Building next to the Sanctuary building on Forrest Street. Shabbat morning from 8:00 - 8:30 AM we open the Kol Israel Chapel to all and provide an opportunity for personal prayer & meditation. Prayer books (both Concervative Movement and Reform Movement prayer books) are provided. Beginning at 8:30 AM Rabbi Taub leads a stimulating and engaging study of the weekly Torah portion in our Temple Library (down the hall from our Chapel). Shabbat Morning at Temple Emanuel is open to anyone and everyone who wishes to join us for pray & study. Our Shabbat Morning prayer & study generally conclude by 10:30 AM.